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Grocery Industry Opens Doors for Foster Youth

On September 12, iFoster and the L.A. Opportunity Youth Collaborative (OYC) held a grocery industry job recruitment event with over 40 youth. Participants took a work readiness assessment, practiced interviewing and received professional clothes courtesy of Men’s Warehouse and Foster Care Counts. They also applied for jobs with Ralphs, Food 4 Less and Nabisco. They…

Aspen Institute Invests in L.A. Foster Youth

On Thursday, July 24, 2014, the Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund (OYIF) announced its second round of grants, including a grant to the Alliance for Children’s Rights and 18 other communities. The Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund is managed by the Aspen Institute’s Forum for Community Solutions and is dedicated to reconnecting “Opportunity Youth” to education and employment.…